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Lot 5: New Haven Arms Co. Henry Rifle Rifle 44 Henry

Auction Date: February 16, 2017

Desirable New Haven Arms Henry Lever Action Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $12,000 - $20,000

Desirable New Haven Arms Henry Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: New Haven Arms Co.
Model: Henry Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44 Henry
Barrel: 23 3/4 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 6
Class: Antique

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.



Manufactured in 1864. The barrel is fitted with a reproduction front blade sight and a folding leaf rear sight marked "1," "3" and "5." The top barrel flat is marked "HENRY'S PAT.OCT.16.1860/MANUFACT'D BY THE NEWHAVEN ARMS CO. NEWHAVEN. CT." (recut) ahead of the rear sight and the non-matching serial number "7155" is stamped behind the rear sight at the breech. It has a fixed front barrel section. The serial number "4370" is stamped on the left side of the lower tang, on the upper tang cutout of the stock and on the buttplate. The barrel has provisions for a sling swivel on the left side. The left side of the stock has a sling swivel mount. Mounted with a walnut stock with a crescent buttplate with compartment (cleaning rod not included).

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